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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan Cain
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
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At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to... show more
At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 333
Edition language: English
Category:
Non Fiction, Travel
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The Story Seeker
The Story Seeker rated it
3.0 For the absolute intorverts
I think that when we strongly believe something we tend to acknowledged the research that prove out theories and dismiss the ones that don't.This book is a very black and white sort of book, putting introverts in one place and extroverts in the other. Not only once during this book did I feel that e...
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
3.0 "Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking" (2012) by Susan Cain
An interesting and timely investigation into introversion, and how introverts are undervalued and misunderstood in schools, the workplace, and Western society.One of the most interesting chapters is about how, after industrialisation, the USA quickly evolved into a culture that valued a hearty, sale...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it
5.0 Review: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
This has been probably the one review I've been most intimidated to write for the longest time, and it's not because Susan Cain's "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" isn't a strongly asserted and powerful work. I could sing its respective praises for days. The fact of...
LitReactor
LitReactor rated it
4.0 Unpr!ntable Podcast Episode 17
Eh-peh-sode Se-ven-teeeen (to be sung to the tune of Seventeen by Winger) kicks off with a ribald discussion of crowd funding and the Two Dollar Radio indiegogo campaign. Seems they're going into the talking picture business. Also, the author of the latest Bond novel says the character doesn't like ...
Hanne, reading on Cloud 9
Hanne, reading on Cloud 9 rated it
4.0 Quiet by Susan Cain
I always thought I was just weird...I can be alone in my car for a 1h drive and not want to have the radio or music on. On sundays I often join the walking club for a long 25km walk, but I prefer to do it alone (and oh, all the pity looks you get!). The idea of surprise parties makes me sick to my s...
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